5 ways to beat negativity

    Since the release of “the Secret’ in 2006, positive thinking has become a ‘must’ for a happy life. I was 18, and my mind was officially blown. I felt like I could achieve anything, and actively began leading a life full of positivity. Over the last 11 years, I have seen positive thinking work for me and those…

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5 things I’m grateful for

  A year ago this week, April 27th to be exact, I moved to the big apple, (read my story). As I sit here feeling rather reflective, I realize how much the last twelve months have taught me. I’ve grown up a great deal. I’ve learnt more than I could ever have imagined about the person I want to be,…

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Why you shouldn’t compare yourself to others

  Location: South Kensington, London, UK According to social comparison theory, we compare ourselves to others in an attempt to make accurate evaluations of ourselves. But at what cost? While comparison can be a valuable source of motivation and growth, it can also spin us into a tail-chasing frenzy of self-doubt. With the explosion of social media giving us access…

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HOW TO DE-STRESS

Battling anxiety for years means I’ve spent a copious amount of time, effort and even money trying to figure out ways and means to de-stress, making me somewhat of an expert (or so I like to think). I’ve found out what works for me through a tedious game of trial and error, which has lessened the strength and length of…

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Dream Chasing

On a bitter cold Sunday afternoon, I’m sitting in Starbucks doing that typical New York thing – working on my laptop and looking out the window at one of those bustling Winter Manhattan streets. Those iconic yellow cabs (that I loathe to ride in, I hasten to add) whiz uptown as I sip on my Pepper Mint Mocha (extra hot,…

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